- First pass through the cutter:Â
- Fabric Color 1 (dark):Â Cut four 9 1/2" x 4" rectangles and place over shapes A and E. Cut one 4" square and place over shape F.Â
- Fabric Color 2 (light):Â Cut four 8 3/8" x 3" rectangles (two facing up and two facing down or fanfold) and place over shapes B, D and G.Â
- Fabric Color 3 (medium):Â Cut four 2 1/2" squares and place over shape C. Cut two 4 3/8" squares and place over shapes H.Â
- Second pass through the cutter:Â
- Fabric Color 1 (dark):Â Cut four 2 7/8" squares and place over shape E.Â
- Fabric Color 2 (light):Â Cut four 4 1/2" x 3" rectangles and palce over shape B. Cut six 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" rectangles and place over shape D.
- Third pass through the cutter:Â
- Fabric Color 2 (light):Â Cut six 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" rectangles and place over shape D.Â
- Storm at Sea is a Block on BoardÂ® (BOBÂ®) die which means itâ€™s specially designed to include all the shapes on one die board to create a 3-color, 9â€ finished repeating block.Â
- No templates, no special rulers and no paper piecing! Storm at Sea includes 8 basic shapes that can be time-consuming to cut by hand.
- Storm at Sea includes highly requested 60Â° Diamond in a Rectangle for the sashing.
- Storm at Sea features specialized dog-ears and includes 1/4â€ seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.
- Storm at Sea includes screen printed letters on die for easier piecing and organization of shapes.
- Packaging includes step-by-step sewing instructions to make constructing the block easy. Plus, a free pattern to get you started.
- Fat Quarter-friendly
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.Â
- Get accurate cuts every time -- No slipping rulers or mistakes
- Easiest to use -- Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
- Save fabric with Two Tone Foam -- Get more out of your fabric by placing it only over the shape you want to cut.Â
- Safe to use -- No blades come anywhere near your fingers
- With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.Â
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle.Â Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.Â
- Use good quality fabric to reduce fabric stretch.Â
- It's always a good idea to test cut one shape before cutting many shapes to ensure fabric orientation is correct.Â